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Statistical Analysis

Leonardo Bonucci vs Milan Skriniar – Serie A – 2017/2018

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Leonardo Bonucci


Milan Skriniar


Position: Centre-back

Serie A – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 28.05.2018


Leonardo Bonucci vs Milan Skriniar. The two fantastic defenders in Serie A, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Leonardo Bonucci and Milan Skriniar in seven defensive categories:

  • Tackles per match
  • Clearances per match
  • Blocks per match
  • Interceptions per match
  • Dribbled past per match
  • Offside won per match
  • Fouls per match


Milan Skriniar played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Leonardo Bonucci did — 38 to 35.
Skriniar played more minutes than Bonucci – 3420 to 3085.
Milan Skriniar has recorded 2.3 tackles per match in Serie A (EFRating = 5.19), which is more than Leonardo Bonucci’s 0.9 tackles per match (EFRating = 2.03).
Skriniar has managed to get 4.5 clearances per match in Serie A (EFRating = 2.86), which is more than Leonardo Bonucci’s 3.7 clearances per match (EFRating = 2.35).
Milan Skriniar has 0.7 blocks per match in Serie A (EFRating = 4.90), compared to Leonardo Bonucci’s 0.6 (EFRating = 4.20).
Leonardo Bonucci provided more Serie A interceptions, he has managed to get 1.5 interceptions per match (EFRating = 4.09), 0.6 more than Milan Skriniar did (EFRating = 2.45).
In Serie A, Leonardo Bonucci has 0.2 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 2.50), while Milan Skriniar has 0.7 dribbled past per match (EFRating = 0.71).
Bonucci won more offsides in Serie A, he won 1 offside per match (EFRating = 4.55), 0.3 more than Skriniar did (EFRating = 3.18).
In Serie A, Leonardo Bonucci has 0.7 fouls per match (EFRating = 1.43), while Milan Skriniar has 1.1 fouls per match (EFRating = 0.91).

Based on the analysis above, Leonardo Bonucci is clearly the king of 4 defensive categories (interceptions per match, dribbled past per match, fouls per match and offside won per match).

Milan Skriniar is the king of 3 defensive categories (tackles per match, clearances per match and blocks per match).


In conclusion, with all the statistics, Leonardo Bonucci seems like superior defender in Serie A.


Player Leonardo Bonucci Milan Skriniar
EFRating 21.15 20.21


Leonardo Bonucci
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